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301033 UE Scientific Communication in the Laboratory (2019S)

"Hands on - Minds on"

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 35 participants
Language: German



Ort: Besprechungsraum 6.507/BZB, Dr.Bohrgasse 9/6.Stock, 1030 Wien.
Vorbesprechung: 4.3.2019, 12.30 Uhr
Theorieeinheiten: 11. - 13.3.2019 jeweils 13.00 - 15.00 Uhr
Praxis: wird individuell vereinbart


Aims, contents and method of the course

In the first part of the class, students will receive a theoretical introduction into the major forms of science communication. A special focus will be placed on how to playfully and actively communicate scientific topics by hands-on activities.
Within a practical course, it will be demonstrated how scientific content and basic biotechnological knowledge and methods can be communicated to different groups of the lay public in an understandable and fetching manner. Major points to observe in such a practical course will be discussed.

Assessment and permitted materials

Verpflichtende Anwesenheit.
Abhalten von mindestens zwei Kursen im Vienna Open Lab mit anschließendem persönlichen Feedbackgespräch

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Die Lehrveranstaltung richtet sich an Studierende ab dem 6. Semester, an DiplomandInnen und DissertantInnen und wird im Rahmen des Interdisziplinären Schwerpunktes angeboten.

Mindestvoraussetzung ist der positive Abschluss der Übung III A - Molekularbiologische Laborarbeiten (oder einer vergleichbaren Übung wie z.B. UE III Zellbiologie). Bereits besuchte weitere Übungen (beispielsweise UE II Biochemie) sind von Vorteil.

Unterrichtssprache: Deutsch

Examination topics

Reading list

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